Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicPetrol price

Topic: Petrol price

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?

9th fuel price spike in 10 days, petrol, diesel costlier by Rs 6.40 a litre

Petrol now costs Rs 101.81 a litre, while diesel is selling at Rs 93.07 in Delhi. Prices are set to be raised due to a sharp jump in crude oil prices in the international markets.

Petrol, diesel prices shoot up by 80 paise, overall hike of Rs 5.60 in 9 days

This is the ninth increase in prices since the ending of a four-and-half-month long hiatus in rate revision on 22 March.

Petrol, diesel prices hiked by 80 paise a litre

In the fourth increase in 5 days, petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 98.61 while diesel rates have gone up to Rs 89.87.

Oil demand recovery in India poised to weather Covid surge

India’s total oil demand is expected to grow 4% to 5% over the 12 month ending 31 March compared with a year earlier.

Jharkhand’s poor to get Rs 25/litre discount on petrol for their 2-wheelers, up to 10 litres

CM Hemant Soren said high petrol price is not letting the poor use their vehicles to go to the market. The subsidy will be given to families with ration cards from 26 January.

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.

77% Indians want petrol & diesel to come under GST, survey finds

The survey comes ahead of the GST Council meeting Friday, which is likely to discuss bringing petrol, diesel and other petroleum products under the GST ambit.

For Modi govt, ‘GDP rise’ means increase in gas, diesel and petrol prices: Rahul Gandhi

In a press conference Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the Centre of earning Rs 23 lakh crore in the past 7 years by increasing the prices of gas, diesel and petrol.

Modi govt’s excise collections on petrol, diesel jump 88% in FY21

MoS for Finance Pankaj Choudhary informed the Lok Sabha that total excise collections in April-June this year stands at Rs 1.01 lakh crore.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.